Hikikomori Mastering

 

Hikikomori Mastering

Hikikomori Mastering Studio is located in a farmhouse north of Copenhagen, Denmark surrounded by cornfields and cold steady rain, secluded from the outside world.

The perfect place to complete the final stage of your music!

Hikikomori Mastering is run by tonmeister Frederik Brandt Jakobsen.
He has a Masters of Music degree from The Royal Danish Academy of Music.
With a background as a classical pianist and guitarist in various progressive and noise rock bands he began his career recording and mixing symphony orchestras and indie rock band until specializing in the art of mastering.

 

Monitoring

Custom design special made 3-ways precision speakers
Genelec 1030a
Sennheiser HD 25 II
Beyerdynamic dt 770

 

Analog Outboard

SPL Masterbay S mastering console
Studer A80 1/4″ Mastering Recorder
SPL Iron
Rupert Neve Design MBP
Sontec Mastering EQ
Pultec eqp-1a (custom made for mastering)
UREI 1176
Mäag EQ4 (mastering)
Elysia xpressor
Bettermaker c502v
Neve ’72 (mastering)
Universal Audio Apollo Quad / Twin

 

Plug-ins   (the ones I use)

Fairchild 670
Ampex 102 / Studer A800
Neve 1073
Manley Massive Passive
Manley Vari Mu
Pultec EQP-1a / MEQ-5 / HLF-3C
Mäag EQ4
Urei 1176
LA-2A
EMT 140 / 250
Slate Digital (bundle)
Fabfilter (bundle)

 

Microphones

Neve / sE RNR1 matched pair
Neve / sE RN17 matched pair
Coles 4038 matched pair
Royer 101 matched pair
AKG D112
sE X1 D
sE Z5600a II
sE 4400a matched pair
sE vr2 matched pair
sE T2
Shure sm7b